Meet the Team

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Siân Rees

The focus of my work in this role is to further develop Cardiff Metropolitan's reputation for making the skills and expertise of the school available to the widest possible range of learners, locally and internationally, across all sectors via bespoke and standard education and training. Our portfolio is based on academic expertise and research and professional body accreditation, offering leading edge consultancy, work-based learning, higher and degree apprenticeships. I am responsible for the school's external engagement, the development of detailed strategies for income generation through innovation in the curriculum, based on the needs of employers across all industry sectors, public and third sector organisations.

I am an experienced academic leader at school and institutional levels, previously Head of Newport Business School and, Associate Head of the School of Business at University of South Wales. Prior to entering HE in 2009, I gained wide-ranging experience over more than 25 years in industry, performing key education and training, sales and IT senior management roles at UK and European levels for a variety of international IT and financial services companies, most latterly, Oracle.

📧  srees@cardiffmet.ac.uk


Stuart Canning

My main responsibilities as School Administrator & Professional Body Centre Coordinator are to support Programme Directors, Project Managers and the Associate Dean/Director of Innovation and Enterprise, with administrative management of programmes within the School. I provide administrative support for MBA Advanced Entry, Executive MBA and Higher Apprenticeships (Project Management). I coordinate external short courses, such as PRINCE2, AGILEPM and PM4SD. I also coordinate the ACCA CBE exam centre and am the primary centre contact for professional bodies such as PeopleCert, APMG, CMI, ACCA and CIM. I also undertake various general administrative duties within CSM Enterprise and Cardiff School of Management. 

📧  scanning@cardiffmet.ac.uk


Sebastian Walker

As the newest member of the Enterprise Team, my focus is to support the provision, planning and execution of our events including the Enterprise Business Club, The Forum, guest lectures, awards and networking events. Notwithstanding project managing our events, I am responsible for our content production and engagement, which includes social media and conventional platforms. This includes working closely with the Chartered ABS (of which we are an SBC – Small Business Charter accredited centre). In addition, I administer the coordination of all domestic and overseas travel for Enterprise staff, which include staff teaching at Cardiff Metropolitan's Partner Institutions in the Middle East. 

📧  sawalker@cardiffmet.ac.uk